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easyJet opens pilot training programme targeting 200 new pilots
Apr24

easyJet opens pilot training programme targeting 200 new pilots

easyJet has announced that it has opened its Generation easyJet Pilot Training programme, which takes aspiring pilots with little or no experience to the cockpit of an Airbus A320 commercial airliner in around two years as qualified co-pilot. Over 1000 new pilots are set to join easyJet by 2028 as part of a five year recruitment drive, with around 200 places now available this year. The announcement comes shortly after Aer Lingus, TUi...

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AERO Friedrichshafen career day starts
Apr19

AERO Friedrichshafen career day starts

The future of aviation depends first and foremost on the people who shape it. The anniversary AERO offers an ideal platform for young people to find out about the diverse career opportunities in the industry with the AERO Career Days. Aviation is a growth industry with interesting career prospects. Manufacturers of aircraft, helicopters and drones, suppliers and service providers in the aerospace industry as well as operators and...

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AELO offers ‘zero training delay’ guarantee
Apr19

AELO offers ‘zero training delay’ guarantee

A Swiss flight training academy has taken the interesting stance of offering its customers a zero training delay guarantee. AELO Swiss Academy, part of the Aero Locarno Group, which operates flight training bases in Switzerland and Italy, has confirmed that it is offering a ‘Zero Delay Guarantee’ for cadets enrolled on commercial pilot training programmes with the academy. “If you do not complete your training in 16 months, you will...

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Pilot Careers Live Heathrow this Saturday
Apr18

Pilot Careers Live Heathrow this Saturday

Flight training event Pilot Careers Live (PCL) is returning this Saturday (20 April) to the Sofitel, Heathrow T5. The event brings together many of the world’s top pilot training academies, along with airline representatives and aviation associations. For those considering embarking on commercial pilot training, be it with an end goal to join the airlines, charter operators, rotary companies, or training academies as flight...

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Air League launches UK’s first electric aircraft flying scholarships
Mar23

Air League launches UK’s first electric aircraft flying scholarships

The Air League has opened applications for the UK’s first ever electric-powered aircraft scholarships. On offer this year are five 5-hour flying scholarships, to be delivered by Approved Training Organisation (ATO) Saxon Air based at Norwich Airport. In addition to the airborne training, scholars will also receive simulator training time, ground school, and sustainability-focussed workshops. The school will be delivering the flying...

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